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"A stunning story of espionage."--The Wall Street Journal.
"Le Carre is simply the world's greatest fictional spymaster."--Newsweek --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I've read this book three or four times over the years. I don't believe that I know anything at all about the spy world, but Mr Cornwell's take on the great themes of loyalty and... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Amazon Fan
Saw the movie before reading the book; as is so often the case, changes in the script and casting decisions detracted from the story. Read morePublished 15 days ago by D. Marshall
I tried twice. First time I made it to about 40% through, just gave up a second time at 33%. I don't think I've every given up on a book because of inability to understand it, so... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Patrick F.
This is an incredibly well written and gripping reality based espionage novel. Despite its age it still contends with the heavy hitters of modern spy novels, but lacks the over the... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Cynthia A. Cox
Pure genius. Character development is unequivocally the best in any form of literature. Even though it takes place during the height of the Cold War, it is still relevant and... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Henry Way
Wonderfully entertaining story about government intelligence agents. It's well written and recalls histories of living double agents in the West, whether England or the USA.Published 1 month ago by Miriam K. Campbell
Thought this was excellent and had everything that I look for in a "thriller." Can't add anything really to the reviews already written but for a tautly woven plot, with... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Cphe